Where to go

7 locations to discover…

Marine life

Kenya has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

Enjoy Kenya for a week of underwater safari diving, or extend your stay to experience the north and south of the coastline. Your trip can also include a land-based safari at one of the many parks that Kenya is famed for.

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Southern Kenya Explorer

Spend a week at one of Kenya’s premier coastal resorts, where the marine life is diverse with colourful corals and larger pelagics such as whale sharks and humpback whales visiting seasonally.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Northern Kenya Explorer

Stay at an all-inclusive resort on a world-class beach, adjacent to Watamu, one of Africa's most pristine marine reserves. With several prime dive sites close by, you can expect to see manta rays, whale sharks, dolphins and turtles.

  • When to go: Oct-May
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Kenya Dive Safari

If you don’t have time for a longer safari, we suggest combining a week diving the reefs of the Mombasa Marine Park with a couple of nights at the Tsavo National Park, one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 11 days
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

The UK’s winter is generally the best time to dive Kenya.


  • Long rains

    Apr to Jun: Kenya’s ‘long rains’ can make travel difficult
  • Dry season

    Jul to Sep: While dry, offshore winds can bring swell, limiting diving opportunities, especially in the north
  • Short rains

    Oct to Dec: The short rains season brings less rain and travel and diving are good
  • High season

    Jan to Mar: Dry weather and calm seas make this the perfect time to visit Kenya

Wildlife events

  • Oct to Jan: Good months for whale shark and manta ray encounters
  • Jul to Sep: Whales migrate through Kenya’s waters


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